Victory Art Brew / Heartly Craft Pivnoy Potop (The Beer Flood) Porter


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Victory Art Brew
Brewed at Heartly Craft Brewery

Style: Porter
Ivanteevka, Moscow obl., Russia

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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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"The Beer Flood" is our collaboration brew with the Heartly Craft Brewery from Lipetsk. We decided to brew together on autumn of 2014 and the idea for the recipe came from the sad event happened two hundred years earlier on 17th of October, 1814: that day at Meux’s brewery of London (also known as Horse Shoe Brewery) the dramatic incident had happened. The huge wooden vat with porter (the beer of choice for many many people at that time) was broken. The competition for the largest vats and volumes between the brewers resulted in a tragedy where 270000 imperial gallons (more than 2 million pints) were freed and the liquid gushed out of the vat to the street taking the lives of 8 persons and severely damaging a number of houses. We have researched a number of the historical recipes and decided to brew a porter of that time, the time when the black malt was not even invented. All the porters had brown, muddy colour. Of course it’s impossible now to fully replicate the recipe because of malts and hops of that time are not available but we tried to make the most sensible substitution of pale, amber and brown malts. The wonderful English Fuggles hops are used in that historic brew. Our porter will be a good match for meat dishes, chocolate desserts, but English workers used to be the major porter consumers advise to drink it on its own.
You are welcome to taste our interpretation of history.

OG.: 16%; Style: English Porter; Malts: pilsner, munich, special b, peated
Hops: fuggles; water; yeast

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2.9
zvikar (6198) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 23, 2016
Brown, beige head, fruity aroma, apple, chocolate, nuts, flavor of fruits, apple, chocolate, nuts, medium bodied.

3.3
_Splash_ (17) - - MAY 6, 2015
Пиво в лучших традици& истории&

2.7
tomer (3565) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - APR 27, 2015
At a tasting, smallish head, deep brown color with lots of red hues, aroma of nuts, caramel, touch stale dark bread, flavor of dark bread and chocolate with coffee coming later, light to medium bready sourness. Plain.

3.1
kerenmk (4802) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 22, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks zvikar. Dark brown, white head. A little alcoholic, a little nutty aroma, nutty taste with some chocolate. A little flat, light-ish body, a little bready aftertaste.

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DSG (14921) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 21, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks zvikar. Dark brown with a beige head. Aroma of chocolate, nuts, some fruitiness and mild roast. Sweetish and slightly sourish flavor with roast, chocolate, some nuts and a mild fruitiness. Medium-bodied.

3.2
mansquito (6503) - Nueva York, New York, USA - FEB 11, 2015
Piligrim, Moskva: first of all the beer name is wrong. It should be called Flood of Beer. Anyway, it pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is light coffe, kvass, some hints of chocolate. Taste is pretty light with some light roast. Molasses are certainly there. Tastes more like kvass than your average porter.

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sharkydodson (1667) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - FEB 7, 2015
the aroma is caramel with hints of toffee, licorice and smoke... the taste is caramel and chocolate with shades of toast, dark fruits, licorice and vanilla... sweet and bitter aftertaste...


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